(April 15 to June 27, 1993) He acted in Neil Simon's play, "Jake's Women," in presented by the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Gene Saks was director. Tharon Musser was lighting designer.
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[acknowledging the assistance of veteran actor Howard Da Silva
] (He's) a wonderfully talented actor and director who is helping me immensely by coaching me in a wide variety of good parts.
He has twice played characters from Maine, from opposite ends of the ethical spectrum. In M*A*S*H
(1972) he was noble surgeon Hawkeye Pierce, whose hometown was Crabapple Cove. In The Aviator
(2004) he played corrupt U.S. Sen. Owen Brewster
, nemesis of Howard Hughes
. The author of the original "M*A*S*H" books, Maine doctor Richard Hornberger (writing as Richard Hooker
), based the Pierce character...
Often plays ambitious authority figures that are corrupt and unethical